Senior Systems Engineer in Westchester, IL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/24/2019

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Senior Systems Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking Senior Systems Engineer for an opportunity in Westchester, IL. The Sr. Systems Engineer must develop a thorough understanding of the application and electronic products' business requirements, as well as communicate the long-term Enterprise Architecture vision and its current implementation, and identify and execute the migration strategy. Additionally, the Systems Engineer must keep up with the current state of client, server and Web technologies, and share that knowledge with peers and application teams. This position reports to the Manager of Systems Engineering and Storage.


  • Hands on experience with implementation, configuration and troubleshooting of complex Windows 2008, 2012, 2016, & 2019 systems.
  • Hands on experience with implementation, configuration and troubleshooting of Linux systems. CentOS/Redhat preferred
  • Experience automating repetitive tasks with PowerShell, PowerCLI, vbscript and WMI.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with Active Directory to include GPO implementation and deployment in an enterprise environment.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience managing backup environments. Rubrik highly preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience with VMware vSphere 5.x or higher. vSphere 6.7 highly preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience with SAN arrays. Pure and Netapp highly preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience with SAN fabric. MDS and Brocade highly preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience architecting, implementing, and managing complex solutions.
  • Thorough understanding of enterprise-wide software development.
  • Experience managing IaaS/PaaS in AWS or Azure
  • Experience implementing and managing disaster recovery solutions. SRM Preferred.
  • Experience with managing Cisco UCS server hardware.
  • Able to rapidly absorb and implement new technologies, platforms and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of TCP/IP.
  • Ability to mentor junior staff.
  • Define and evolve infrastructure for client, server and Web applications.
  • Experience with high volume web sites and large-scale information management.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain project plans and related technical documentation is required.


  • Candidate must have a 4-year degree (or equivalent experience) and a minimum of two years prior experience in information systems.
  • Certifications in any of the following (or equivalent experience) preferred: MCSA, MCSE, MCSM, VCP, VCAP, or VCDX.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with the architecture/DBA/system engineer teams, application teams and clients is required.

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit